[wp-hackers] bloginfo('template_directory'); returns parent theme's directory, is this intended?
peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Mon Jan 10 18:22:47 UTC 2011
On 10 Jan 2011, at 13:17, Ryan Bilesky wrote:
> I am wanting to make several tweaks to a theme for my use, and I've chose to
> do so by making a child theme to be upgrade safe. However I noticed that I
> changed some colors around on my child themes css but I was not seeing the
> change. So I viewed source of my site and saw that it was using the parent
> theme's css file. In the header.php this was the code:
> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="<?php
> bloginfo('template_directory'); ?>/style.css" />
> I fixed this by adding a modified version of header.php in my child themes
> directory that has the css url hard coded. So my question is this, is
> bloginfo('template_directory'); supposed to return the parent theme or child
> theme directory when called?
This is working correctly.
The "Template" is the Parent Theme
The "Stylesheet" is the Child Theme
So for the child theme you want 'stylesheet_directory'
Ideally though you wouldn't be using bloginfo at all and rather:
get_stylesheet_directory_uri / get_template_directory_uri
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